24 Jan '12, 4pm

New Mileage Rules Encourage Small Cars To Become Big Trucks For Lower MPG via @GreenCarReports

I am confused, I thought they already had a solution to this problem. It is two pass approach. In year one, they set targets for each class of vehicles based on footprint and the current mix of sales for that manufacturer. But the manufacturer still must meet the target MPG for that year or risk penalty regardless of the mix of vehicles. However, they will not be penalized if they met the targets for the year. In year two, the EPA readjusts the targets for a given vehicle footprint based on the year one sales mix. So if you sell more larger vehicles, your targets for fuel efficiency will increase for them. The footprint mpgs are only temporary targets, the manufacturer still must reach the target overall CAFE goals.

Full article: http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1072096_new-mileage-r...

Tweets

Volvo seeks partner for small car development: Volvo cars is seeking a partner for the development of small cars...

Volvo seeks partner for small car development: ...

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 23 Jan '12, 2pm

Volvo cars is seeking a partner for the development of small cars according to the City Am this morning. The Swedish car m...

in traffic

in traffic

greencarreports.com 24 Jan '12, 2pm

sells the 1-liter, 70-horsepower ForTwo. This gets MPG ratings of 33 mpg city, 41 highway and 36 combined. It also has a E...

@HauteLivingMag Covers the Knight XV #luxury #trucks #exotics #cars #armor #vehicle

@HauteLivingMag Covers the Knight XV #luxury #t...

hauteliving.com 28 Jan '12, 9pm

Security and style wrapped up in one vehicle may seem too good to be true, but with the new Knight XV from Toronto-based l...

[BLOGPOST] The 4 Most “Evil” Types of Community Managers – That You Can Become Yourself - #3rdtweet

[BLOGPOST] The 4 Most “Evil” Types of Community...

domain.me 25 Jan '12, 12am

Happy Community Manager Apprecation Day ! Now lets just hope you’re not one of those community managers who’ll do anything...